robotic missions

Lunar mirror mystery solved by scientists

March 12th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 12 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the degradation of the performance of the Apollo reflector arrays on the Moon is because they are covered by lunar dust.The reflectors were ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA names chief technologist and associate administrator

February 4th, 2010 - 2:50 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO News) – NASA's Administrator Charles F. Bolden named Robert D. Braun as the agency's Chief Technologist and Dr. Woodrow Whitlow, Jr., the associate administrator for Mission Support at NASA Headquarters ... Read more...

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China may become second nation to land humans on Moon by 2020

February 3rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 3 (ANI): Experts have determine that the decision by the Obama administration to scrap NASA's plans to return to the moon leave China well placed to become the second nation ... Read more...

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Phonecams may help scientists hunt for Martians

June 3rd, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Using phone cameras, scientists can one day hunt for Martian life, by looking for organic matter that could indicate life.According to a report in New Scientist, research with ... Read more...

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NASA astronauts may soon visit a nearby asteroid

November 25th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A new report by a high-level panel of experts has praised the idea of sending NASA astronauts to visit a nearby asteroid.According to New Scientist, the US ... Read more...

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NASA selects robotic mission to study Mars atmosphere in 2013

September 16th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): NASA has selected a Mars robotic mission that will provide information about the Red Planets atmosphere, climate history and potential habitability in greater detail than ever before, ... Read more...

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